Key Sector Facts
Public Authority for Special Economic Zones & Free Zones (OPAZ) oversees
the Special Economic Zone at Duqm, Sohar Free Zone, Al Mazunah Free Zone,
Salalah Free Zone, Madayn industrial estates as well as the technology park,
Knowledge Oasis Muscat.
manages 11 world-class industrial estates
value of foreign direct investment in Oman’s manufacturing sector reached
US$4.4 billion in Q3 2022, a 13.5% increase on the same period in 2021.
The sector employs 206,000+ people
contributing US$8.2 billion to Oman’s GDP in 2021.
Non-oil exports in 2022 reached US$19.1 billion, up 41% on 2021.
Our top 5 non-oil export markets in 2021
were the UAE, the US, Saudi Arabia, India and China.
We are home to world-leading companies
including Vale, Oman Cables, OCTAL, Sohar Aluminum, ShriVallabh Pittie Group, Reem Batteries and Oman
companies export to
Oman is looking to develop opportunities
using our rich mix of natural resources, particularly in petrochemicals,
construction, marble, gypsum, building products, minerals, as well as food and
Talk to Us
Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Investment Promotion, PO Box 550, Muscat 100, Sultanate of Oman.